GOOCH, Sir Thomas, Bishop of Ely. 2351

£75

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Autograph Letter Signed ‘Tho.Ely’, to an unnamed correspondent, agreeing to give Mr.Evans a Presentation to the Bishop of Norwich, but raising the question of his residence. 1 page 9 x 6.5 inches, minor defects only. Cambridge, 4 January 1753. Sir Thomas Gooch (1674-1754), Bishop of Ely, Master of Caius College Cambridge. ‘But do you think to have in him a resident Minister, as you propos’d & promis’d? I wish you may, as I like his Character, an shd think my Self happy in my Patronage, if I could so fill all my Preferments.’